Helena St. I would want to know about results. Williams: Some people believe in single-sex education because they had a great personal experience. It is socialisation, readiness for the real world, that is seen as a major advantage of coeducational schooling for boys.
Defenders of same-sex schools hold fast to the belief that girls and boys benefit from separate academic instruction. Indeed, the difference between autonomous state schools and other types of schools does not seem to reflect differences in composition of pupils, in school structure, location or in the obvious characteristics of head teachers such as gender or tenure.
Attractions and Distractions The biggest issue in the single-sex versus co-ed schools debate is the possibility of attraction and distraction in the classroom. Girls in coeducational schools may learn similar social lessons.
Boys enjoying poetry and playing in an orchestra as opposed to a marching band are the kind of thing you will see in a boys' school. This is proven only by most girls. Of the small number of single-sex schools in the government sector, many are academically selective.
It turns out She spent her early years of high school in a single-sex school before moving to co-ed between years 10 and But this need not be the case. Basically, it seems to conclude that there is not enough evidence to suggest single-sex education is better than co-education, or vice versa.
But by Grade 7, the boys from single-sex schools are only 2. For these students and myself, the co-ed classroom may be no worse at all. If your Facebook account does not have an attached e-mail address, you'll need to add that before you can sign up.
According to the National Association for Single Sex Public Education, only 34 single-sex public schools were in operation in That number jumped fold in 10 years: The New York Times reported in that schools nationwide had single-sex programs.
In the absence of boys, the girls also feel less constrained in engaging in classroom discussions. In the past, Helen Forgasz has received funding from the Australian Research Council to explore gender issues in mathematics and IT education.